Mike Baur is a Swiss businessman and a successful entrepreneur. He worked in the banking industry for more than 20 years before quitting. Before quitting, he had worked for institutions such as Clariden Leu and Sallfort. Mr. Baur left the banking sector and began investing in startup companies, and later co-founded the Swiss Startup Factory in 2014 with Max Meister and Oliver Walzer.

 

As a teenager, Mike Baur was actively interested in banking and finance, and satisfactory concerted his childhood passion into his profession. Mike Baur holds an MBA from the University of Rochester New York and an executive MBA from the University of Bern. His successful career can be associated to his devotion and affection towards the Swiss youth entrepreneurship.

 

His Career and Experience

 

Apart from being the founder and executive chairman of the Swiss Startup Factory, Mr. Baur is also the founder of the think reloaded Ag, which helps clients develop their plans until they are successful. He is a deputy managing director of CTI Invest and the director and co-founder of Swiss Startup Association founded in October 2015.

 

About Partnerships

 

In 2016, CTI Invest and the Swiss Startup Factory partnered to develop the Swiss startup environment to the next step. Mike Baur was appointed the managing partner of the CTI Invest. To further enhance their relationship, Jean-Pierre Vuilleumier the CTI Invest managing director was appointed as a managing partner of the Swiss Startup Factory.

 

Furthermore, Fusion, A Geneva-based Fintech Accelerator also partnered with the Swiss Startup Factory in February 2016. By joining their forces, these two accelerators will enhance the pre-selection process, startup acceleration, cooperation with universities and colleges, mentor network exchange, joint events and shared office space for startups. According to MR. Baur, the partnership will overcome the challenges such as lack of enough efforts to merge strengths and resources. He further believes that once the barriers are overcome, the Swiss startup business environment will be further strengthened to reach a lot more people.

 

About Swiss Startup Factory

 

The Swiss Startup Factory (SSUF), is a Zurich-based Accelerator in search for flourishing digital entrepreneurs to help them start up successful business empires. The firm was launched in 2014, and it runs a three-month start-up training. During the three months, the provide services ranging from financing, office space in the heart of Zurich, mentoring, coaching and offer a broad entrepreneur network. Their strong network in Switzerland and the entire world makes them a successful business empire.

 

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